Medical Massage Therapist, Dip. RM
Chief Executive, Marc Aurel Institute of Massage Vienna and Sydney, Remedial Massage & Therapeutic Trainer and Assessor, has over 28 years experience in preventative and therapeutic care, working with deep muscle, tendon and ligament therapy. With extensive experience alongside some of Europe’s leading Surgeons, and Physicians.
Founder of the Marc Aurel Institute of Massage in Vienna in 2001. Founded and managed the “Academy for Massage” in the “Barmherzige Brüder” hospital in Vienna, which is one of the biggest hospital operators, not only in Austria but also in Europe.
Richard completed the training to become a Medical Massage Therapist in Austria. He visited more then 55 extensive training courses for medical massage therapy, osteopathic techniques, and Acupoint-Therapy in Austria, Germany, and Switzerland. He also undertook an intensive training for Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture in China.
He became one of the leading experts in the field of therapeutic massage therapy and got called into almost every hospital in Vienna. Worked in close collaboration with surgeons, neurosurgeons, neurologists, general practitioners, and chiropractors. Held massage courses and seminars for managers of several big companies for 20 to 200 participants on the subject of preventative health care. Currently teaching the course series “European Medical Massage Techniques” to introduce the higher European standard to Australia’s massage therapists.
Ambassador for “Massage and Myotherapy Australia” the leading representative body for massage therapists in Australia.